Not only do we have a case of the Mondays this morning, but waking up at 3 AM doesn’t make me any more away, either. We have tried coffee, energy drinks and a ton of other things to get myself awake in the morning, and nothing really works. We have even all tried going to bed extra early, but we still wake up exhausted! But thanks to Men’s Health, they have some tips that are supposed to jump start your brain, because the morning coffee doesn’t always do it!
Men’s Health wants to help us all out to get a good start to the day, and they gave us 5 great tips to do so!
#1.) Split Your Breakfast Into Four Meals. Obviously don’t eat four FULL breakfasts.
–But a study in the U.K. found that when you eat four SMALL meals instead of one big one, it improves your problem-solving and verbal reasoning skills by about 35%.
–It’s because spreading your meals out gives your brain a more consistent supply of energy.
#2.) Make One of Those Mini-Meals a Handful of Walnuts. Researchers in Spain found that just a few walnuts each morning can improve your “working memory” by 19%.
–Your “working memory” is basically like the RAM on your computer: It helps you remember things for a few seconds, and it’s the reason you can remember what was in the first paragraph of an email while you’re reading the LAST paragraph.
–Essentially, it’s your ability to focus.
Read the rest of the tips at MensHealth.com